It was Owen’s turn on night duty, so he’d come prepared.
Snacks, a handheld computer game for entertainment until bedtime, his iPod loaded with great music, and something else hidden at the bottom of his bag that he’d made sure no one else found out about.
The team had all gone home, Jack and Ianto were on a date and the Hub was quiet. Nosy slithered obediently into its bunk and Owen tucked it in.
“Ready for your bedtime story?”
Nosy hummed eagerly.
Owen pulled a book from his bag and settled down.
“Green Eggs and Ham, by Doctor Seuss…”